Tag Archives: Disciple

Farewell to Fr. Ed. Catholic Inspiration

Msgr. Ed Meulemans was my pastor when I arrived at the Cathedral as a newly ordained priest in 1997.  Over the years he has been a great friend and mentor, teaching me many lessons about discipleship and priesthood.  May he rest in peace!

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Daily Mass: Christ teaches us how to offer our lives. Catholic Inspiration

The reading from Philippians offers a powerful teaching about Jesus, who emptied and humbled himself for the salvation of our souls.  As the Lord’s disciples we acknowledge that our journey to heaven will lead us along a similar path as we share our lives with one another.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 31st Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Fostering a humble heart. Catholic Inspiration

Sometimes we can get caught up in social status, cherishing feelings of importance and respect.  In the Gospel today Jesus reminds us that true greatness lies in how we offer our lives, directing us away from external accolades and turning us toward the beauty of a life of humble service.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 30th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Living our faith in times of trial. Catholic Inspiration

The Letter of the Ephesians offers a beautiful call to faith which can inspire us in the darkest moments of our lives.  May we take these words to heart as we keep our eyes fixed on Jesus.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 29th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The call of St. Matthew. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord invites Matthew with a simple invitation, “Follow me.”  May his example inspire us to listen to the Lord’s call in our lives and respond with joy.

Mass Readings – St. Matthew, Apostle

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Daily Mass: Christ calls and sends us. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus calls and empowers the Twelve to be Apostles, we see how the Lord continues to work in our lives…calling us to follow and then sending us into the world to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of Heaven.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Faith in Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel today reminds us that seeing and listening to Jesus is not enough to foster our faith; rather, we already have what we need to respond to the Lord in our hearts for the grace that God extends to us all.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 17th Week of the Year

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